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California Gas Stations (page 7)

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former station
Calistoga, CA
This former station has housed the Tank Garage Winery since 2014. Before that, the building housed a pet shop and other winery-related businesses. The station was built in the 1930s. Although there are stars and painted green stripes on the building, I don't believe this was ever a Texaco station. It looks more like a Gilmore station. [map]

former station
Fillmore, CA
This former station now houses Ernie's Auto. I don't know if the building was ever used as a Mobilgas station or if those pumps were just added during the restoration. [map]

former station
Alhambra, CA
This former station now houses the Alhambra Smog Center. The building may have been built in 1938. [map]

former station
Encinitas, CA
This former station now houses Scott's Automotive. [map]

former Union 76 station
Needles, CA
This former Union 76 station was also restored in 2012 and is currently vacant. The two stations looked like this before the restorations. For more, see this website. [map]

Union 76 station
Carpinteria, CA
This Union 76 station was probably built in the 1960s. It remains virtually changed since then and is still pumping gas. I don't know of any other 76 stations still using these buildings. For more, see this website. [map]

former Union 76 station
Santa Barbara, CA
This Union 76 station now operates as Santa Barbara Gas. [map]

former station
Montebello, CA
This former station in Montebello was most likely built as a Union 76 station. The canopy may have been shortened at some point. However, the office is a different design from the others shown here. The building now houses Jack's Auto Center. [map]

former station
Fresno, CA

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2013:
This former station with a double canopy housed Kimbers Embers in 2008. By 2013, the building had been repainted and is now known as the A-1 Discount Smoke Shop. I think this might have been a Union 76 station originally. [map]

Union 76 station
Riverbank, CA
This Union 76 station was originally built as a Mobilgas station. The station has been affiliated with Setliff Brothers Automotive which opened next door in 1950. This neon sign appears to be from then. In 1988, the steel 76 ball sign was replaced with a fiberglass one which could be internally lit. These photos are from 2014. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. [map]

Shell station
Palm Springs, CA
This Palm Springs Shell station canopy appears to be from the 1950s or 1960s. I don't know if this has always been a Shell station. [map]

Shell station
Palm Springs, CA
This Shell station was designed by William Cody. It was built in 1964 as a Shell station. The canopy is made of formed concrete. [map]

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